In 2005 Diploma of Excellence in World Press Photo Seminars in Armenia.
In 2005 internship in Panos Pictures Agency, and practiced in photo editing in “The Independent” on Sundays newspaper, London
In 2006 I was nominated and passed Training for Trainers by World Press Photo in Amsterdam
In 2009 Winner of Open Society Institute «Production Grant». Subject: Suicide in Armenia.
In 2010 Winner of the Magnum Foundation’s Emergency Fund. Subject: Post-conflict zones- Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Karabakh
In 2010 Winner in portrait story category, 1st place “FRF 2009 Award”. Portrait Story: Illegal but Safe (Illegal weapon in South Ossetia)
In 2010 received a full scholarship awarded for the New York University/ Magnum Foundation Photography and Human Rights Program. Subject: Underground Culture in Iran.
In 2010 Winner of Magnum Caucasus Award. Story: When? (Daily life in Nagorno-Karabakh Republic)
In 2010 Lecturer at «Projections of Reality» exhibition of documentary based multimedia and discussion platform for visal storytelling , Moscow
In 2010 Guest Speaker/Lecturer at New York University, New York
In 2011 Guest Speaker/Lecturer at ICP, New York
In 2011 Jury at ReAnimania international animation film festival
In 2012 - 2016 Jury at Presidential Award of Art (Armenia)
In 2012 KU, The University of Kansas, William Allen White School of Journalism & Mass Communications. Certificate of Recognition awarded for “Military and the Media” Kansas, US
In 2014, Founder of “Mirzoyan Library” in Yerevan, Photo book library, Photo-gallery and photography education space.
My work has appeared in
Esquire, Ojo DePez, Camera Austria, Time Magazine, Harper's, Der Spiegel, The Times (London), FOTO 8, Playboy, The Telegraph, Burn 2, GEO Italy, GEO Russia , National Geographic (Turkey), National Geographic Traveler (Armenia), CNN.com, CBS news, LeMonde, «M» le magazine du monde, Russian Reporter, Telerama (Frnace)
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